Epidemiology: An Introduction
This accessible and clearly-structured book offers a comprehensive insight into the methods and principles of epidemiological study alongside an analysis of the broad context in which epidemiological work is undertaken. Chapters on sources of epidemiological data, on epidemiological study designs and on basic statistical measures for epidemiological studies are used to introduce the reader to the traditional underpinnings of epidemiological work.
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Chapter 1 What is epidemiology?
Part 1 The design and analysis of epidemiological studies
Chapter 2 Epidemiological information
Chapter 3 Pattern of disease
Chapter 4 Principle and experiments
Chapter 5 Observational studies and design choices
Chapter 6 The epidemiological analysis of tabular data
Part 2 Assessing and applying epidemiology
Chapter 8 Evidencebased health care
Chapter 9 Bringing in context and people
Chapter 10 The practice of epidemiology
Chapter 7 Putting the parts together
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